The median contractor rate for a 3rd Line Support was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Third Line Support
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 67 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 -  
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.60% 0.14% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £263 £275 £265
% change year-on-year -4.54% +3.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.38 £21.33 £21.00
% change year-on-year -9.14% +1.57%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 637 667 845
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 94.79% 93.94% 96.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 880 1085 1414
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £214 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 24 64
Median hourly rate £16.62 £9.50 £31.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +74.97% -70.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.25 £12.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.63 £13.00 £66.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

3rd Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings that featured 3rd Line Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support in Glasgow

3rd Line Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing 3rd Line Support in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for 3rd Line Support in Glasgow

3rd Line Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3rd Line Support in Glasgow

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 3rd Line Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region featuring 3rd Line Support in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) VSAN
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Avaya
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) VMware

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) VSAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) CentOS
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Avaya
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (25.00%) VMware